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Are You Looking for a Way to get Financial Assistance on Your Farm or Forestry Operation?


November 21, 2022

Introduction to financial assistance program for all farm and forestry operations will be Offered Dec 13th, 2022 at the NFREC-SV for Suwannee all surrounding counties Financial Assistance Expo flyer Who do farm and forestry producers go ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, , Water
Tags: Agriculture, Conservation Farming, Farm, Farm Equipment, Farm Management, Finance, Money, NFREC Suwannee Valley, Row Crops, Small Farms, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

How can you make your calves more marketable?


October 25, 2022

Cattle producers are always looking to add value to their cattle operation through marketing strategies. However, there are several ways to add value through basic management practices, although applying these practices do not always guarantee ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Animals, Livestock, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Sod-Based Rotation the Next Big Revolution in Farming


October 10, 2022

Rotational cropping systems are nothing new but changing from a cash crop-based rotation to a sod-based rotation has the promise of giving farmers a viable new option for increasing yields, simultaneously enhancing soil quality, and still promoting ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Alternative Crop, Conservation Farming, Crop Rotation, Peanut Production, Row Crops, Sod-based, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension

Playing it SAFE!!!


September 14, 2022

Safe can be defined as protected from or not exposed to danger or risk. Safety and wellbeing can come in waves when working in the agricultural field, as agriculturist we are considered to be among the most hazardous occupations in terms of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Farm, Farm Management, Farm Safety, Hay, Livestock, Suwannee County Agriculture, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Do you need a Pesticide Applicator’s License for that?


August 23, 2022

Florida has a booming entomological clade and insects are inevitable nearly everywhere you turn. From protecting our homes, offices, fields and crops, pesticides are often our only line of defense against the damage these pests bring. But did ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Commercial Crops, Farm, Pesticide Handling, Pesticide License, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Upping your BULL POWER?


August 9, 2022

Bull sale season is just around the corner as fall approaches, are you looking for a new bull to up your bull power in your herd? Most producers think that the most important selection for their herd should be placed on their replacement heifers, ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Animals, Cattle, Livestock, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Plants and Pollinators


March 8, 2022

Having A Variety of Flowering Plants Increases Pollinators in Your Garden The spring-like temperatures bring us hope and excitement of new planting opportunities. Wandering around my yard yesterday, I saw bees buzzing around my azaleas, camellias ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #nativeplants, #northfloridagardening, Bees, Gardening, Horticulture, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Topic Tuesday: Stink Bugs


June 1, 2021

The ag sector thrives throughout Suwannee County and for producers to continue to be successful, they require up-to-date information on new emerging crops. One research project being conducted at the NFREC-SV is examining Calabaza Squash as ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Southern Green Stink Bug, Squash, Stink Bugs, Suwannee County, Suwannee County Extension, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Suwannee County Extension

What’s Wrong with My Perennial Peanut?


May 25, 2021

Perennial peanut has many benefits as both a ground cover and forage. In fact, one of its best features is its resistance to nematodes, pathogens, and drought. However, if you have an older variety like ‘Florigraze’ and notice your perennial ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Forage, Hay, Livestock, NFLAG, Perennial Peanut, Topic Tuesday, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

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